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Contest Results: Aveley & Newham Win Top Spot at the Wychavon Festival of Brass 2013

Published in Contest on 2013-09-17 by Empty Chairs

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The Wychavon Festival of Brass Entertainment Contest took place over the weekend of the 14th and 15th in Evesham. The bands competed at two venues, All Saints’s Church and Wallace House, with a varied range of entertainment programmes.

Championship Section: Venue All Saints Church, Evesham
Adjudicator John Maines

  1. Aveley & Newham (Melvin White) - 191 points The Wychavon Cup and £1000
  2. Bedwas, Trethomas & Machen (BTM) Dewi Griffiths - 190 points - The Evesham Journal Trophy and £750
  3. Burry Port Town Nigel Seaman - 188 points 
  4. Medway Melvin White - 187 points 

W/D Tongwynlais Temperance Stephen Sykes W/D 4

Best soloist (Raphaels of Hampton Ferry Cup): David Daws (Euphonium) Aveley & Newham
Best Percussion (Andy Barton Memorial Cup): B.T.M.
Best Presentation (The Entertainment Trophy): Aveley & Newham

First Section: Venue All Saints Church, Evesham
Adjudicator Dave Lea

  1. Sandhurst Silver (Ian McElligott) - 189 points - The Roger Spragg Festival Cup and £1,000
  2. Markham & District (Gareth Pritchard) - 188 points - Brass Band World Trophy and £500
  3. Llwydcoed (Nigel Seaman) - 186 points - Spectrum Foods Cup and £250
  4. Kibworth (Iain Raynor) - 185 points 
  5. Bedworth (Jason Glynn) - 184 points 
  6. Hyde (Helen Kinder) - 184 points 
  7. Shirley (Dave Bishop-Rowe) - 183 points 
  8. Enderby Band (Simon Jones) - 180 points 

Best soloist (Brooklyn Challenge Trophy): Matt Spriggs (Euphonium) Sandhurst Silver
Best Percussion (Billy Brawn Challenge Cup): Sandhurst Silver
Best Presentation (The Entertainment Trophy): Markham & District

Second Section: Venue All Saints Church, Evesham
Adjudicator Dave Lea

  1. Strata Brass (David Holling) - 186 points - The Danny Freer Cup and £750
  2. Blaenavon Town (James Jones) - 185  points - Wright & Round Music Trophy and £350
  3. Cinderford (Kevin White) - 184 points 
  4. Daventry (Bob Stradling) - 182 points 

Best soloist (Foster Freeman Bowl): Anthony Murrell (Euphonium) - Cinderford
Best Percussion (The Mick Sharp Memorial Trophy): Strata Brass
Best Presentation (The Entertainment Trophy): Strata Brass

Third Section: Venue Wallace House, Evesham
Adjudicator Tom Davoren

  1. Porthwaen Silver (Mark Parry) - 184 points - The Three Towns Trophy and £600
  2. Wem Jubilee (Roger Thorne) - 182 points - The Sankey Marine Trophy and £300
  3. Ogmore Valley Silver (Alice Jones) - 181 points - Dudley Coaches Trophy and £150
  4. Arrow Valley Brass (Dave Stanley) - 180 points 
  5. Newport Borough Brass (Robin Hackett) - 179 points 

W/D West Mercia Police (Kevin Steward) W/D

Best soloist: Ross Johnson (Trombone) Porthwaen Silver
Best percussion: Arrow Valley Brass
Best Presentation (The Entertainment Trophy): Porthwaen Silver

Fourth Section: Venue Wallace House, Evesham
Adjudicator Tom Davoren

  1. Cubbington Silver (Alexander Webb) - 183 points - The VECTA Trophy and £500
  2. Cadishead Public (Craig McFarland) - 181 points - The Rooftop Trophy and £250
  3. Cheltenham Silver (Angie Shepherd) - 179 points - The Lumsden Cup and £150
  4. Cleobury Mortimer Concert Brass (Saphran Ali) - 178 points
  5. Ellenbrook & Boothstown (Chris Barnes) - 176 points

W/D Black Country Brass Alwyn Manley

Best Soloist: Pawel Zadrozniak (Cornet) Cubbington Silver

Best Percussion: Cadishead Public
Best Presentation: Cleobury Mortimer Concert Brass



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